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Powell Butte Body Positively Identified

POWELL BUTTE, OR -- Law enforcement has confirmed the body found in a Powell Butte Pasture Wednesday is that of a missing 27-year old woman.  Shauna Fowler was reported missing three weeks ago, last seen the evening of March 26th. An autopsy confirmed her identity and determined her death was accidental, caused by hypothermia brought on by exposure to the elements. 


Search and Rescue crews looked for Fowler by air and ground for two weeks. Her body was foun a mile and a half from where she was last seen, but just outside that designated search area. 



April 16, 2015:

The Crook County Sheriff's office has tentatively identified a body found in Powell Butte as Shauna Fowler, reported missing almost three weeks ago. A Powell Butte rancher reported finding a deceased person in his field, Wednesday afternoon. Deputies, along with the Oregon State Police Crime lab are investigating, and say the state medical examiner's office has yet to make a positive ID.


Fowler was reported missing in late March, spawning a region-wide search for the 27-year old woman. The Crook County Sheriff's office investigation is ongoing. 

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